Summer is almost here and that means getting out and enjoying all that Jacksonville has to offer. From camping at the museum to the Living Free Expo to Expedition Dinosaurs, there’s something fore everyone to enjoy this month in Jacksonville. It’s also not too early to start planning your block party for National Night Out.

Events in Jacksonville this May

Go Tuk’n Beaches Kids Scavenger Hunt

When: Every Day

Where: Go Tuk’n

1250 Shetter Avenue #4

Jacksonville Beach, FL

Go Tuk’n has the perfect activity for you and the kids! The beaches historical scavenger hunt tour is perfect for the kiddies to get excited about local history and is great for those of you who are history buffs and curious at heart! Embark on one of our unique historical Jacksonville tours exploring the beaches area of town, checking off your list while riding on one of our USA-made luxury Tuk Tuks!

Farm Market

When: May 2nd, 2019

Where: 1175 Atlantic Boulevard

Jacksonville, FL

We are longtime beaches residents with a passion for growing only the cleanest, most delicious and sustainably grown food. We operate an urban farm located in Atlantic Beach, Florida and grow in a climate-controlled, pristine greenhouse, 365 days a year. We use aeroponic technology to produce a large volume of food in a small amount of space and teach individuals and community organizations how they too can grow their own food right where they live and operate.

May the 4th Be With You At Jacksonville Ice

When: May 4th, 2019

Where: Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex

3605 Phillips Hwy

Jacksonville, FL

Celebrate Star Wars Day at Jacksonville Ice and Sportsplex! Dress as your favorite character and learn to be a galactic warrior, while enjoying ice skating with the whole family.

Camp-In at the Museum Presents BUG OUT

When: May 4th and 5th, 2019

Where: MOSH

1025 Museum Circle

Jacksonville, FL

Discover a tiny world, full of amazing creatures- the world of bugs! Join MOSH and explore the critters you can find in our current traveling exhibition, Backyard Adventures. Learn what it takes for a bee or spider to survive in a world of humans…and other bugs!

Check-in for the event is between 5:30 — 6 p.m. at the Front Desk. The evening programs will begin at 6 p.m.

Be My Neighbor Day at WJCT

When: May 11th, 2019

Where: WJCT

100 Festival Park Avenue

Jacksonville, FL

Join Daniel Tiger, Katerina Kittycat, and their friends to celebrate WJCT’s annual Be My Neighbor Day and start something good in your neighborhood!

In honor of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood and the new generation of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, we’re bringing together our friends and community partners in a fun-filled Saturday festival sharing with families how to be a caring neighbor!

Riverside Arts Market

When: May 18th, 2019

Where: Riverside Arts Market

At the Riverside Arts Market, enjoy the harvest of the agricultural arts by supporting Florida farmers. Pick up the freshest local produce of the week, with some of it coming from Jacksonville! To remain sustainable, farmer’s depend on your weekly purchases, so come for the freshest and stay for the fun. Our community benefits from all of us staying “loyal to local.”

Living Free Expo

When: May 18th, 2019

Where: Aloft Tapestry Park

4812 West Derrière’s Lake Road

Jacksonville, FL

Founder, Nikki Everett, saw a need because her daughter was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2008. At the time, there was very little that tasted good. So, Nikki sought high and low to find products that they could enjoy as a family. She brought these companies to the Charlotte, NC market through an event in 2010. She began receiving requests from support groups across the nation to bring an event to their region.

Expedition: Dinosaur

When: May 25th, 2019

Where: MOSH

1025 Museum Circle

Jacksonville, FL

A traveling exhibition that celebrates and explores the fascinating world of dinosaurs and the hunt for their fossils in the early 20th Century.

Expedition Dinosaur will feature large scale Animatronic Dinosaurs as well as many special exhibits.